Behavior - _________ songs, cries, calls like in frogs...

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Spring 2008
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________________ is any observable activity performed by a living thing. Two main types Innate = Learned =
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All behavior comes from the interaction between genes and the environment Examples of the modification of both: Taste something and see if you like it Pavlov’s dog – classical Skinners rat - operant _____________– linking two events Learn certain things at specific times or “sensitive periods”
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A type of signal from one animal that causes another animal to change its behavior Very common in finding mates as well as communicating danger, territory, etc. Can be: _______ – color, pumping up or “threatening”
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Unformatted text preview: _________ songs, cries, calls like in frogs __________ pheromones __________ cements bonds - essential to humans Advantages to living in a group More efficient in hunting Better chances for finding a mate Disadvantages to living in a group Intragroup competition Being spotted Demonstrates an ability to _______ & encourages the learning process It is often a solitary event but can be two or more Most intense early in life when the brain is developing critical neural connections Microcosm society What will your society be like?...
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Behavior - _________ songs, cries, calls like in frogs...

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